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The Podcast ‘Brainwashed' Goes Deep Into the CIA Mind Control Program That Inspired ‘Stranger Things'

Fact is often stranger than fiction. Investigative reporter Michelle Shephard said that old saying has been proven true as she has explored the CIA’s MKUltra program that conducted brainwashing experiments in the 1950s and 60s for her new CBC true-crime podcast “Brainwashed.”